Rice University inventor, roboticist, and researcher Dr. James McLurkin will headline the continuing 2010-2011 Speaker Series at Lindenwood University at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 23 at the university’s Bezemes Family Theatre. Admission is free.
Nationally renowned poet Shirley LeFlore will perform a reading of her work with multi-instrumentalist David A.N. Jackson at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 15, in the Lindenwood University Cultural Center Auditorium.
Lindenwood University is in the final stages of an aggressive fundraising campaign called “LU to D2,” seeking to raise $1 million by March 1 in order to apply for matching funds from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation. All monies raised would go toward construction of a three-story athletic building to be built overlooking Hunter Stadium.
Lindenwood University plans to construct a 43,450-square-foot athletic building with an academic support center, new locker rooms for football and other Hunter Stadium sports, coaches’ offices, and a Hall of Fame Room. Officials hope the three-story building will be ready for the school’s first football game in 2012.
The Lindenwood University Department of Theatre will present the comedy “She Stoops to Conquer” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 3-5 in the university’s Emerson Black Box Theater.
Lindenwood University’s Black Student Union will present “The Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” at 3 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 17, in the Emerson Black Box Theatre of the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public.
Lindenwood University will host its second annual Go Red for Women night during the women’s and men’s basketball games against Avila University at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 14, at the Hyland Performance Arena. The games are co-sponsored by the American Heart Association and are part of the campaign to raise awareness about heart disease in women.
Lindenwood’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts will host Tango Buenos Aires: Fire & Passion on January 27, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. in The Bezemes Family Theater.
Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts will welcome back the Russian National Ballet Theatre performing its rendition of Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet on January 21, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. in The Bezemes Family Theater.
The Lindenwood University Men’s Ice Hockey Team will play a charity game against the St. Louis Blues Alumni Team at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan.9, at the Lindenwood University Ice Arena in Wentzville, Mo. The game will be part of the Disabled Athlete Sports Association’s (DASA) annual St. Louis Sled Hockey Tournament and proceeds will benefit the DASA Jr. Blues Sled Hockey Program.